It is generally known that Recuva is free data recovery software that can recover deleted files from your hard drive, USB flash drive, memory card, CF card, memory stick, etc. on Windows computer. Can Recuva recover data from RAW partition, RAW hard drive, RAW external hard drive, RAW USB flash drive, RAW memory card?
The answer is YES. Recuva can recover data from RAW, formatted, inaccessible, corrupted or damaged drive, but the found files don't have original file names and directory structures unlike deleted file recovery.
Generally speaking, the original file names and directory structures are very important for us when recovering lost data. Is there a way to restore original file names and directory structures when recovering data from RAW partition?
The answer is still YES. Recuva RAW data recovery software alternative: M3 Data Recovery can easily and quickly recover data from RAW partition with original file names and directory structures.
M3 Data Recovery provides two recovery modules to solve RAW drive data recovery problem: Data Recovery module to recover data from RAW partition and RAW Drive Recovery module to fix RAW partition without data loss.
Solution 1: Recover data from RAW partition with M3 Data Recovery
Data Recovery module built-in M3 Data Recovery is used to recover deleted files even if emptied from Recycle Bin, recover data from formatted, RAW, inaccessible, corrupted, damaged, deleted or lost partition, etc.
Step 1: Download and install M3 Data Recovery on your computer.
Step 2: Then run M3 Data Recovery and select Data Recovery module.
Step 3: Choose the RAW partition which you want to recover data from and click Next to continue.
Step 4: After data is found from RAW partition, please select them and click Recover to start data recovery from RAW partition.
Solution 2: Fix RAW partition without data loss with M3 Data Recovery
RAW Drive Recovery module built-in M3 Data Recovery is used to fix RAW partition (Convert/change RAW back to NTFS/FAT32) without data loss and recover data from RAW partition.
Step 1: Choose RAW Drive Recovery module on M3 Data Recovery home window.
Step 2: Select the RAW partition which you want to fix and click Next to scan the RAW partition.
Step 3: Check the files (Right click the selected photos or documents to preview) in RAW partition before fixing it.
Step 5: After checking the files are ok, click "Fix Drive" to fix RAW partition. You can also click "Switch to Data Recovery Mode" to recover data from RAW partition without rescanning.